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121. Op-ed: 'Putin’s war threatens millions with hunger'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-putin-s-war-threatens-millions-with-hunger

Russia’s army is attempting to starve the people of Mariupol into submission in an act of barbarity that almost certainly constitutes a war crime. But the knock-on effects of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine threaten hunger, even starvation, for millions of people beyond the immediate theatre of war....

122. Omicron, cold weather and fatigue causing outbreak in COVID cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-cold-weather-and-fatigue-causing-outbreak-in-covid-cases

The Omicron sub-variant, weather conditions and growing fatigue are some of the reasons behind the rise in positive cases in Cyprus, says Dr. Zoe-Dorothea Pana, a member of the Advisory Scientific Committee and Lecturer in Paediatrics at the European University of Cyprus....

123. Expert says testing blindly a waste of money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-says-testing-blindly-a-waste-of-money

A medical expert in Cyprus says wide-ranging rapid tests on the island have been a waste of money, adding he was in favor of targeted testing but only if it was focused on specific populations and criteria...

124. Chinese Boeing 737 plummeted 8,000 meters in three minutes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-boeing-737-plummeted-8-000-meters-in-three-minutes

A Boeing 737 carrying 132 people that plummeted 30,000ft to the ground and burst into flames in China suffered a catastrophic 'loss of control event', experts have warned....

125. COVID face masks are a ticking plastic bomb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/covid-face-masks-are-a-ticking-plastic-bomb

Every minute of the day we throw away 3 million face masks. Many end up as potentially toxic micro- and nanoplastic or carriers for other toxicants in the environment, researchers warn....

126. Greece offers to rebuild bombed maternity hospital in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-offers-to-rebuild-bombed-maternity-hospital-in-ukraine

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday said the country is ready to rebuild a maternity hospital destroyed last week by Russian shelling in the southeast Ukrainian city of Mariupol....

127. Covid infections on the rise but downward trend in hospitalizations reported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-infections-on-the-rise-but-downward-trend-in-hospitalizations-reported

COVID-19 infections are on the rise, according to the National Surveillance Report released on Friday, however, hospitalizations are showing a downward trend....

128. Consulco hosted the digital event ''UK Economy and Real Estate Outlook''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/consulco-hosted-the-digital-event-uk-economy-and-real-estate-outlook

Consulco has successfully hosted the UK Economy and Real Estate Outlook event, along with four leading organization that have provided insights on the pressures the UK is facing today and their impact on key property markets. ...

129. Cyprus government portal gov.cy will be up and running by May at the latest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-portal-gov-cy-will-be-up-and-running-by-may-at-the-latest

Cyprus’ government web portal gov.cy will be operational in April or May at the latest, according to Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriacos Kokkinos....

130. UK approves first drug that prevents Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-approves-first-drug-that-prevents-covid

A first-of-its-kind drug that stops people from catching Covid has been approved in the UK by the country's medical watchdog....

131. Thirty million people in 13 cities are put into Covid lockdown in China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thirty-million-people-in-13-cities-are-put-into-covid-lockdown-in-china

Thirty million people in 13 cities across China have been put back into a Covid-19 lockdown with hazmat-wearing officials back on the streets on a scale not seen since the pandemic began....

132. A third dose is recommended for children over 12, a fourth to the more vulnerable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-third-dose-is-recommended-for-children-over-12-a-fourth-to-the-more-vulnerable

In its efforts to protect the most vulnerable from covid, the National Advisory Committee on vaccines and the Ministry of Health are recommending the following:...

133. World faces food crisis due to Ukraine war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-faces-food-crisis-due-to-ukraine-war

A global food crisis looms unless the war in Ukraine is stopped because fertilizer prices are soaring so fast that many farmers can no longer afford soil nutrients, Russian fertilizer and coal billionaire Andrei Melnichenko said on Monday....

134. Minister of Health and Scientific Advisory Committee to meet as COVID cases on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-and-scientific-advisory-committee-to-meet-as-covid-cases-on-the-rise

The increasing number of COVID-19 cases and the rise in the positivity rate will be the subject of discussion on Monday during a meeting of the Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantela with members of the Scientific Advisory Committee....

135. Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis tests positive for covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-kyriakos-mitsotakis-tests-positive-for-covid

Kyriakos Mitsotakis has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating in his home....

136. New Vaccine Findings Pose Tough Questions for Parents of Young Children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-vaccine-findings-pose-tough-questions-for-parents-of-young-children

For American parents, particularly those with young children, the last couple of months have been dizzying and beyond frustrating....

137. Greece: Pharmacist, police officers arrested for fake Covid-19 tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-pharmacist-police-officers-arrested-for-fake-covid-19-tests

A pharmacist and two police officers involved in the selling and use of fake negative Covid-19 test certificates were arrested last Friday in northern Greece as part of an ongoing investigation into bogus certificates of rapid antigen tests that were issued to several people....

138. Molnupiravir administered to almost one thousand covid patients in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/molnupiravir-administered-to-almost-one-thousand-covid-patients-in-cyprus

Molnupiravir, the antiviral medication for COVID, has been administered to almost one thousand patients in Cyprus, according to Deputy Head of pharmaceutical services Elena Panagiotopoulou....

139. 'Test to stay' to be implemented on teachers beginning March 14

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-to-be-implemented-on-teachers-beginning-march-14

The "test to stay" program will be introduced to teachers of elementary and high schools in the public and private sector, following a decision by the Cabinet on Wednesday. It comes into force beginning March 14....

140. Study: Certain blood types may be more or less vulnerable to covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-certain-blood-types-may-be-more-or-less-vulnerable-to-covid

Blood type doesn’t affect much in our daily lives. In fact, most people don’t even know whether they’re Type A, B, AB, or O. But the seemingly-banal detail might be a factor in who comes under the thumb of 2020’s worldwide tyrant—that is, coronavirus....

141. Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine now available on vaccination portal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/novavax-s-covid-19-vaccine-now-available-on-vaccination-portal

The Ministry of Health has announced that Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine Nuvaxovid (also known as NVX-CoV2373) to prevent COVID-19 in people from 18 years of age, will be available on the vaccination portal....

142. Party-goers in Limassol defy covid measures to celebrate carnival (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/party-goers-in-limassol-defy-covid-measures-to-celebrate-carnival-video

Limassol is known as the party capital when it comes to carnival celebrations, and this Sunday showed just that. ...

143. An EU-wide ban on 'golden passports' and the Ukrainian crisis on the agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-ban-on-golden-passports-and-the-ukrainian-crisis-on-the-agenda-at-eu-plenary

The European Parliament is scheduled to have its plenary session this week from the 7th to the 10th of March in Strasbourg. On the agenda will be, most importantly, the Ukrainian issue as well as a discussion on an EU-wide ban on citizenship by investment schemes....

144. Cyprus scraps safe pass in supermarkets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scraps-safe-pass-in-supermarkets

Consumers in the Republic of Cyprus no longer have to use a Safe Pass to enter supermarkets and other shops selling necessity goods, after the health ministry adopted categories of high, medium, and low risk venues...

145. Health Ministry issues instructions for discharge of COVID-19 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-issues-instructions-for-discharge-of-covid-19-cases

Cyprus` Health Ministry issued new instructions on Monday regarding the discharge of people who contracted COVID-19. These instructions will be put into effect as of Tuesday, March 8....

146. Downward trend of covid cases, deaths and hospitalizations continue in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/downward-trend-of-covid-cases-deaths-and-hospitalizations-continue-in-cyprus

COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations in Cyprus continued their slow downward trend in February, mainly in the last 15 days, according to the National Surveillance Report released on Friday....

147. New opening hours of NIPD Genetics Sample Collection Centers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-opening-hours-of-nipd-genetics-sample-collection-centers

148. Passenger locator form (PLF) to be abolished as of March 15 in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passenger-locator-form-plf-to-be-abolished-as-of-march-15-in-greece

Greece is abolishing a requirement for vaccinated international travelers to fill in a detailed passenger form introduced as part of the measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus as the pandemic appeared to be waning in the country and ahead of this year’s tourist season....

149. New Covid relaxations announced today (Updated)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-covid-relaxations-announced-today

The session of the Council of Ministers which began at 10 am this morning ended shortly after noon today followed by an announcement of new relaxations to the covid restrictions in Cyprus....

150. Outdoor masks no longer required in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outdoor-masks-no-longer-required-in-greece

The government will lift its requirement of mask-wearing outdoors from Saturday, the health minister said on Wednesday, as Covid-19 infections are trending lower....

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